Visiting Faculty - Exercise Science - (College Liberal Arts and Sciences)
Job no: 493692
Position type: FAC - Visiting Faculty - 1st Year - Academic Year
Categories: College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Summary: Grand Valley State is a masters-at-large, liberal arts college with just over 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students housed on two campuses in Allendale and Grand Rapids, Michigan. The exercise science program is contained within the Movement Science Department and has just over 1,000 undergraduate students across two different emphasis areas – Clinical and Health Fitness Instruction.
- A minimum of an MS/MA in exercise science or a closely related field is essential.
- The committee is seeking an individual with demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college and/or university level, and commitment to professional growth.
- A nationally-recognized professional certification, e.g. NSCA or ACSM or equivalent
The responsibility of this position will be to teach classroom courses related to:
- Exercise Physiology
- Research Methods
- Exercise Testing and Prescription
- Advanced Strength and Conditioning
- Other courses as assigned
Salary: Commensurate with experience. Initially a one-year appointment, with the possibility of two, further one-year renewals to a maximum of three years.
Institution: Grand Valley State is a masters-at-large, liberal arts college with just over 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students housed on two campuses in Allendale and Grand Rapids, Michigan. The exercise science program is contained within the Movement Science Department and has just over 1,000 undergraduate students across two different emphasis areas – Clinical and Health Fitness Instruction.
Department/Division: Movement Science Department / College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Application Deadline: Application review will begin immediately and may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.
How to Apply: Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu and click "Apply now". Include a letter of application, a CV, and a statement describing your teaching philosophy, experience, and strategies in the classroom. You will also need to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three professional references. The online system will allow you to attach these documents electronically. If you need assistance or have questions, call Human Resources at (616) 331-2215. Contact Dr. Chris Dondzila, Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com or (616) 331- 9367 with questions about the position.
Grand Valley State University does not discriminate against students, faculty or staff in any of its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities. Grand Valley State University is guided by values for inclusiveness and community which are integral to our mission to educate students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies, and to enrich the community through excellent teaching, active scholarship, and public service. The University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. It encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. Members of the University community, including candidates for employment or admissions, and visitors or guests, have the right to be free from acts of harassment and discrimination, which are prohibited if they discriminate or harass on the basis of age, color, disability, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, veteran or active duty military status or weight. In addition, Grand Valley is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to ensure that none of its education programs and activities discriminate on the basis of sex/gender. Sex includes sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status. The Office for Title IX and Institutional Equity serves as a resource for the GVSU community and assists individuals who may have been impacted by discrimination or harassment in connecting with resources, imposes measures that protect or support access to programs and activities, and oversees the university’s grievance process for allegations of discrimination and harassment. Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may be referred to Theresa Rowland, Title IX Coordinator, 4015 Zumberge Hall, firstname.lastname@example.org, (616) 331-9530.
The University will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. See www.gvsu.edu/affirmative/. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 711 (in State) or 1-800-833-7833 (out of State)
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended by the ADA Amendment Act (2008), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. GVSU will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.
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